TNA Facial Pain Network

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 Upcoming Support group meetings for Summer 2015 in Los Angeles, CA and Palo Alto, CA have been announced. Details are available at:

The TNA Video Project is a collaboration between TN patients and The Facial Pain Association to raise awareness of facial pain syndromes and to celebrate the Association’s 25 years of patient support and advocacy. Join the Project and let the world hear from you, how this horrific pain can be triggered by something or some action that most people take for granted.

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Stacey replied to Stacey's discussion MVD
"Hi Moose, In my case, I think it took about 6 weeks to feel energetic again. During that time,…"
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Moose replied to Stacey's discussion MVD
"Thank u Stacey. I am to get a call tom to set up my apt w Dr and for blood work. I am…"
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"Doctors point of view.  There are many older drugs that did not require FDA approval and have…"
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Sonshine replied to Braveheart's discussion Anesthesia Dolorosa/Trigeminal Deafferentation
"Hi Everyone, I haven't been able to keep up with you, but I think about and pray for you…"
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Dragongrams replied to Braveheart's discussion Anesthesia Dolorosa/Trigeminal Deafferentation
"Thanks Pat ... so do I ;-)"
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Atypical/Neuropathic Facial Pain

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  1. Post a question or discussion in the Forum for members to reply to.
  2. Start a blog, or read about another member's journey with facial pain.
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  4. Join a group with similar interests, or create your own group.
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  6. Invite your family and friends to participate on FPN.
  7. Watch videos posted by TNA and other members about facial pain topics.

Don't forget to:

  1. Update your profile so that other members can learn about you, and upload a pic to show your personality. You can also search for other members who have something in common with you, such as the country or state you live in or your patient status. Make friends so that you can exchange private messages.
  2. Introduce yourself on the forum thread for new members.
  3. Edit your email notification settings so that FPN only sends you the amount of email you want.
  4. Update your status to let other members know what you're up to, and see all your latest activity.
  5. Help support this community by making a donation to The Facial Pain Association. Every dollar counts.
  6. Read the Terms of Use. Your participation in the TNA Facial Pain Network online community constitutes acceptance of all the conditions listed.

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